The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (ACIIA) have signed an agreement to support holders of the CIIA Qualification to gain authorisation as Retail Investment Advisers in Securities and/or Derivatives from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.
Ruth Martin, CISI Managing Director said: “We are extremely pleased to be able to offer holders of the CIIA Qualification this support and recognition as part of their overall effort to attain FCA authorisation.”
Dr Yixiang Lin, ACIIA Chairman said: “Our developing relationship with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is an important new feature of the ACIIA and a reflection of our growing presence in a leading financial centre such as London. For our CIIA qualification holders this arrangement provides an enormous value added by opening doors to the UK market. We wish to strengthen and enlarge our collaboration with CISI further in the near future and elaborate on new trainings and qualifications with this valuable UK partner”